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A fundamental aspect of banking is managing capital and capital requirements. In coordination with other U.S. regulators and international standard setters, the OCC identifies and develops policies to address emerging risks to bank capital. We provide a variety of resources and expert assistance to national banks, federal savings associations, advisors, and examiners on risk-based capital issues.

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Related News and Issuances

09/09/2022 NR 2022-109 Agencies Reaffirm Commitment to Basel III Standards
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